NYBBGB Summer Plans
The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain has announced its line-up of artistic and music staff for its forthcoming Summer Season. The Children's Band will be led by Prof Nicholas Childs, who will be joined by a world class team of tutors and soloists, with Foden's euphonium star Gary Curtin as guest soloist and tutor for the Children's Band. The cornets will be led by Anna Hughes-Williams, Tom Hutchinson and Connor Lennon; horns and flugels by Ailsa Russell and the trombones will receive tuition from Paul Keirnan. The tubas will be looked after by Matthew Routley. Logan Hartley is sure to receive a warm welcome on her first course as percussion tutor.
Philip Harper is the Musical Director for the National Youth Brass Band and will be joined by his Cory tuba star Simon Howell as guest soloist as well as tutor. The stellar line up of tutors for the NYBB includes: cornets will be tutored by Ian Culross, Roger Webster and Connor Lennon, whilst the horns and trombones will link up with Helen Varley and Carol Jarvis respectively. The euphonium and baritones will come under the guidance of David Thornton, and percussionists will be tutored by Andrea Price.
The Children's Band Summer Concert will be held in the beautiful grounds of Repton School on the 30th July and tickets for this event will be free of charge and available directly from the NYBBGB website. The Youth Band will also perform in beautiful grounds of Repton School on the 7th August and tickets for this event are also free. Both events will be held with appropriate Covid-19 guidance and regulations.
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